Medicine


Two Legionnaires' disease cases confirmed at 55+ community in Lake, officials say Two Legionnaires' disease cases confirmed at 55+ community in Lake, officials say
- April 26, 2018

Health investigators, however, are asking that anyone who's had exposure to the clubhouse hot tub through February to call the health department. Although contracting Legionnaire's is rare, there has been a 450 percent increase of cases in the past two decades, according to a 2017 CDC report. (more...)
Turnbull government scrap $8 billion Medicare levy increase Turnbull government scrap $8 billion Medicare levy increase
- April 26, 2018

He said tax receipts up until February were running $4.8 billion higher than he estimated in December through company profits and a jobs boom, meaning there was no longer a need for the extra 0.5 per cent levy on taxpayers to pay for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. (more...)
JetBlue Returns to Ontario Airport; Reduces Flights at Long Beach JetBlue Returns to Ontario Airport; Reduces Flights at Long Beach
- April 26, 2018

The city council ultimately denied the airline's request, instead voting to receive and file the issue in January 2017 , a move that left Robert Land, senior vice president of government affairs and associate general counsel for the airline, feeling "profoundly disappointed". (more...)
WWE SmackDown: Shinsuke Nakamura takes out The Club WWE SmackDown: Shinsuke Nakamura takes out The Club
- April 26, 2018

Speaking of this week's episode of SmackDown Live , AJ Styles reunited with his old friends Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson to take on the team of Shinsuke Nakamura, Rusev and Aiden English in the main event this week. With a little help from his wife Naomi and her distracting entrance, Rowan felt the full brunt of a superkick from the veteran Uso, falling for the 1-2-3. (more...)
Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Holdings Raised by Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Holdings Raised by Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc
- April 26, 2018

Las Vegas Sands has increased its dividend payment by an average of 13.4% per year over the last three years and has increased its dividend annually for the last 5 consecutive years. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, March 21st. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec invested 0.02% in Las Vegas Sands Corp. The selling pressure came after the 10-year Treasury yield briefly touched the psychologically important 3% level for the first time in four years, a move that comes as first-quarter ... (more...)
Trout hits 10th HR in win, Ohtani shaky Trout hits 10th HR in win, Ohtani shaky
- April 26, 2018

Mike Trout smashed an opposite-field homer off Morton in the first, becoming the first player in the majors to reach 10 home runs this season. He lasted just two innings against Boston last week, allowing three runs in a 10-1 loss. Since joining the Astros rotation on September 5, 2017, Verlander is 9-0 in his 11 starts and has allowing just 38 hits while striking out 91 batters. (more...)
House Of Reps Summons President Buhari Over Killings House Of Reps Summons President Buhari Over Killings
- April 26, 2018

The House also made a decision to suspend its plenary sessions for 3 days to enable it fully appraise the security situation at hand. These resolutions followed the unanimous adoption of a motion under matters of urgent public importance moved by Rep Mark Gbillah from Benue State. (more...)
Bills' owner Terry Pegula said National Football League was 'under assault' during anthem protests Bills' owner Terry Pegula said National Football League was 'under assault' during anthem protests
- April 25, 2018

The owners were noncommittal on that topic. Long is one of a number of Eagles players who have been active in social injustice reforms recently. The Houston Texans owner was already in hot water when he referred to kneeling players as "inmates" and stated the owners shouldn't let 'inmates run the prison.' He later apologized and then months later made a decision to say he regretted his apology because he felt he had done nothing wrong. (more...)
Pennsylvania warns of romaine lettuce linked to E. coli outbreak Pennsylvania warns of romaine lettuce linked to E. coli outbreak
- April 25, 2018

According to the CDC, people who feel they might have the bacteria should be tested at a hospital. Although not one of those affected by the outbreak has died, nine patients developed a unsafe form of kidney failure, the agency said. Illnesses include 12 cases in Pennsylvania, 10 cases in Idaho, seven cases in New Jersey, six cases in Montana, three cases in Arizona, two each in Connecticut, Michigan, New York and OH, and one case each in Alaska, California, Illinois, Louisiana, Missouri, ... (more...)
Saudi Arabia issues Nigeria hajj ban threat Saudi Arabia issues Nigeria hajj ban threat
- April 25, 2018

Adewole was referring to the tagline of the latest Lassa fever Situation Report that was released by the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) which is available below. Head of Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Hamid Mohammadi said in February that the country has sought an increased quota for the 2018 Hajj, adding that if the Saudi side agrees with it, 90,000 Iranians will make the pilgrimage this year. (more...)
Death by hanging better than shooting: Centre to Supreme Court Death by hanging better than shooting: Centre to Supreme Court
- April 25, 2018

Responding to a PIL seeking the court's direction to replace the prevailing mode of execution of death sentence by other less painful procedures, the Centre in its affidavit said the government had examined all other procedures and came to the conclusion that hanging by neck ensured death "more quickly, painlessly and decently". (more...)
Dad says 'incompetency' led to school shooting Dad says 'incompetency' led to school shooting
- April 25, 2018

The audience that filled a Broward College auditorium remained silent as Scott talked through the animation. "Nobody else should have to endure what those children had to endure that day", he said. The commission also will consider the conduct of other deputies who arrived at the school but remained outside. School counselors and mental health officials will appear before the commission to talk about their contact with Cruz. (more...)
Sound the Alarm starts this weekend Sound the Alarm starts this weekend
- April 25, 2018

Over next two weeks the Louisiana Red Cross will launch a program called " Sound the Alarm " to install more than 1,000 smoke alarms in homes in several different neighborhoods across the New Orleans-metro area for free. Sound the Alarm is heading to the Augusta area starting this weekend. "During the year if you contact our office we actually will send a firefighter out to make sure that the detector gets in.", says Michael Meyers who is the Public Information Officer at Augusta Fire ... (more...)
Analyzing Analyst Recommendations: Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV), Lincoln National Corporation (LNC)
- April 25, 2018

Now we take an assessment of last twelve months period, where stock moved lower with performance of -1.17%. About 3.82 million shares traded. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. Pinnacle Partners has 0.03% invested in Southwest Airlines Co . The short ratio for LUV is 2.42 while that of SN is just 7.00. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, July 27 by Oppenheimer. (more...)
Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL)
- April 25, 2018

The stock increased 0.10% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $51.57. This information shouldn't be overlooked due to the greatly float size in the stock of 700.13M shares. The firm's quarterly revenue was up.0% compared to the same quarter previous year. APU's profit will be $224.04M for 4.42 P/E if the $2.41 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Traders Performance Review: British American Tobacco plc (BTI)
- April 25, 2018

Trading volume, or volume, is the number of shares or contracts that point towards the full activity of a security or stock market for a given period. British American Tobacco has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $79.00. Its distance from 20-days simple moving average is -8.44%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is -10.56% while it has a distance of -17.5% from the 200 days simple moving average . (more...)
Guggenheim Capital LLC Has $6.43 Million Stake in Penske Automotive Group (PAG)
- April 24, 2018

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Herdsmen invade Catholic Church in Benue, kill 15 Herdsmen invade Catholic Church in Benue, kill 15
- April 24, 2018

Ignatius' Catholic Church, Ayar-Mbalom, and parishioners who went for mass around 5 am on Tuesday. The Diocese expressed regret at the nonchalant attitude of the security agencies in containing the killings. Fatai Owoseni, the Benue police commissioner, and Moses Yamu, the command's spokesperson were however yet to confirm the attack. Rev. Fr. Gor had before the attack written on Facebook; "Living in fear". (more...)
Ziegenfelder recalling 3000 cases of ice pops Ziegenfelder recalling 3000 cases of ice pops
- April 24, 2018

Fortunately, no one has been reported getting sick or being hospitalized so far after consuming the possibly contaminated ice pops. The voluntary recall was the result of a routine state inspection of the company's Denver production facility which found Listeria monocytogenes in environmental samples collected by the inspector. (more...)
Cannabis-derived drug nears approval by FDA Cannabis-derived drug nears approval by FDA
- April 24, 2018

Most patients with those diseases have uncontrolled daily seizures despite treatment, putting them at high risk for developmental disabilities, serious injury and premature death, the FDA staff said in background materials released this week. (more...)
United Nations warns of growing nuclear weapons threat United Nations warns of growing nuclear weapons threat
- April 24, 2018

In a news conference broadcast on state television, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council said, Iran was ready for some "surprising actions", if the nuclear deal was scrapped. "We enjoy full power to resume our nuclear activities", Shamkhani remarked. But the economic benefits Iran is receiving in return have fallen short of expectations, even after energy and financial sanctions were lifted. (more...)
Alcohol consumption increases oral bacteria linked to diseases like cancer Alcohol consumption increases oral bacteria linked to diseases like cancer
- April 24, 2018

Rebalancing the hundreds of bacteria in the mouth could reverse or prevent some health problems tied to drinking. A new research found that the people who drink regularly one or more alcoholic beverages each day have more bad bacteria than those of non-drinkers. (more...)
England captain Joe Root backs controversial 100-ball format England captain Joe Root backs controversial 100-ball format
- April 24, 2018

The announcement last week that the ECB's new eight-team tournament from 2020 would not be played using Twenty20 but rather a reduced version of the format is understood to have caused anger and disbelief among committee members of the Professional Cricketers Association. (more...)
Scientists identify new 'twisted knot' DNA structure in human cells Scientists identify new 'twisted knot' DNA structure in human cells
- April 24, 2018

The new shape looks entirely different to the double-stranded DNA double helix. To identify the i-motif, which had been previously identified in vitro but never in living cells , the researchers developed antibody fragments dubbed "iMabs" that could recognize and bind to i-motifs in cells. (more...)
Alcohol may cause one in five cases of PMT Alcohol may cause one in five cases of PMT
- April 24, 2018

In 2014, the World Health Organization warned that women may be more vulnerable than men to alcohol's ill effects. If you're a female, there are certain things you might be putting in your body during that time of the month that will cause your menstruation to spiral a bit out of control and even make symptoms of pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) worse. (more...)
Zevenbergen Capital Investments LLC Holds Stake in Netflix INC (NFLX)
- April 24, 2018

During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.40 EPS. sell-side analysts anticipate that Netflix will post 2.88 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (NYSE:W) by 163,415 shares in the quarter, for a total of 624,605 shares. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have issued a hold rating, thirty-two have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
Pneumococcal Vaccine Market Outlook, Opportunity And Demand Analysis, Forecast 2018
- April 24, 2018

The Global Rabies Vaccine for Humans Market report offers the competitive scenario in the Rabies Vaccine for Humans industry based on the type of product, applications, and the companies that are present in the Rabies Vaccine for Humans market , and covers the company profiles, their development policies, lined up products and recent launched along with the SWOT analysis of companies. (more...)
Jailed Egyptian journalist to be awarded UNESCO press freedom prize Jailed Egyptian journalist to be awarded UNESCO press freedom prize
- April 24, 2018

MANILA, Philippines - Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, known as Shawkan, is the recipient of the 2018 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize . A foreign ministry statement added the prize was driven by organisations and countries that support the Muslim Brotherhood, calling it a "terrorist group". (more...)
Iowa Department of Public Health Issues Measles Warning Iowa Department of Public Health Issues Measles Warning
- April 24, 2018

The departments contacted places in La Crosse, Onalaska and Galesville that may have been exposed to the disease. Fairfield Inn 434 3rd St. S in La Crosse 4/15 6:30 p.m. It is very contagious and is spread by an infected person through coughing and sneezing. The virus can remain in the air for up to two hours after an infected person leaves an area. (more...)
Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to third child Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to third child
- April 24, 2018

Kensington Palace said: 'Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge will be leaving St. Mary's Hospital this evening. The duchess, who gave birth Monday morning, emerged from St. For her first appearance after the birth of Prince George in 2013, Kate wore a polka dot blue and white dress. The family has a lot to celebrate these days: Queen Elizabeth just turned 92, and William's brother Prince Harry will Wednesday Meghan Markle on May 19. (more...)